Baked Herring

Made This Recipe? Add Your Photo

Total Time
1hr 20mins
20 mins
1 hr

We got this a lot when we were kids, and I just love it Hope you love it too, It's the vinegar that dose it for me.

Skip to Next Recipe




  1. Clean herrings, cut off heads and tails.
  2. Scale and bone herrings, cut down middle to give you two fillets.
  3. Rollup the fillets from the tail end with the skin inside.
  4. Place close together in an ovenproof dish.
  5. Pour over the vinegar/water mixture.
  6. Sprinkle with pickling spice.
  7. Place onions and bay leaves on top.
  8. Cover with foil and bake slowly in a warm oven for 1½ hours.
  9. At Gas 2, 300ºF, 150ºC.